Jeff Wallin, Craig Nelson, and Dane Carley discuss building a learning culture in a company and instilling the value of learning in others as an officer.

David DeStefano looks at the necessary requirements the modern fire officer needs to create a more successful and relevant fire service as we head into this new era.

The role of an officer in the fire service is to consistently support the formal organization and to continually strive to meet the prime directive: Nothing shall interfere with the in-service and ready-to-respond status of your Command.

Just as firefighters must orient themselves on the fireground, an officer must maintain orientation of their priorities to succeed and grow. David DeStefano considers a method for conceptualizing four factors that are crucial in staying focused.